Director, Information Systems and Technology Solutions
Job ID: R0043356 | IT Management | Full Time | Charlottesville, VA
The Dean's Office within the School of Medicine (SOM) at the University of Virginia (UVA) seeks applications for Director, Information Systems and Technology Solutions. The school has seen growth in clinical, research, and teaching faculty and staff and this position will support the entire school by offering insightful, strategic development of the School's Information Technology services.

Reporting to the COO, the successful candidate will be expected to:
  • Ensure SOM IT supports the School's mission and initiatives.
  • Maintain relationships with both UVA Health and UVA IT organizations.
  • Provide strategic/operational direction for IT resources to serve needs of the dean, department chairs, faculty, and student population.

In addition, the selected candidate will:
  • Serve as a liaison between the technology function and School leadership.
  • Present proposals for technology equipment/services/risk prevention that support the department's strategic direction, short- and/or long-range initiatives, and priorities.
  • Clearly communicate priorities and expectations to staff while conveying an atmosphere of support, cooperation, confidence, and self-advocacy.
  • May oversee the allocation of centrally provisioned technology resources and services.
  • Participate collaboratively to manage IT budgets across department, units, and the School.
  • Identify and advocate for new technology to advance the capacity for mission-focused data across the School.
  • Oversee the implementation efforts of new technology and/or communications equipment or services.
  • Create opportunities for technology professionals from various disciplines to communicate and collaborate on initiatives and develop a more institutionalized framework for provisioning technology and technology-related services.
  • Develop relationships with technology professionals in peer institutions/organizations to exchange information and ideas.
  • Identify and facilitate strategic partnerships between the School's IT function and various groups within the University with a focus on ensuring quality, consistency, stable utilization, and access to the IT resources across the University.
  • Prepare recommendations for the University's senior leadership regarding long-term information technology needs, strategies, equipment, and application requirements for optimal performance.
  • Contribute to the development of institution-wide information technology policies, procedures or processes, and subsequent implementation.

  • Education: Bachelor's degree required. Equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or certifications may be substituted in lieu of degree.
  • Experience: Ten years.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree.
  • Five years of IT management.
  • Outstanding project management experience, including the demonstrated ability to manage multiple concurrent projects to completion and produce exceptional results.
  • Ability to work in a highly collaborative, matrixed environment, exercising influence and achieving results.
  • Capacity to build relationships of trust with diverse stakeholders (including senior leadership, faculty, and staff) and work effectively with them.
  • A high level of individual initiative and drive, balanced by an ability to take direction from others and add value to projects originating with others.
  • Strong skills working with spreadsheets, presentation software, and visual analytics tools.
  • A commitment to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
  • Higher education experience strongly preferred.

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings and programs.

The anticipated start date is March 1, 2023. Salary is based on education and experience. This is an EXEMPT-level, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit

This position will remain open until filled. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment. A completed pre-employment health screen is required for this position prior to employment.

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